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Home Inspection Nightmares 2019

Note: To celebrate the end of 2019 and the start of  a new decade, Mr. Rick’s blog is bringing you a special article this month. We will resume our regular schedule next time with our article on home expert Tina Gleisner, an author, and DIY expert who dedicates her website to empowering women to be […]

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What are your water pipes made of?

The occasional freezing nights we get in North Florida in the winter give all of us pause. First, we all must think about how we dress in the colder weather and turning up the heat in our homes to stay warm. But if you’ve ever had the experience of coming home to a frozen display […]

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The Importance of a Pre-Listing Inspection

The Importance of a Pre-Listing Inspection So, you’re thinking of selling your home. Maybe you’re the first owner; maybe not. There may be many issues about your home about which you are not aware. That’s an assortment of things you need to do before you contact a Realtor and list your home. Certainly, finding a Realtor […]

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Electric: A Critical Part of Any Inspection

When people think about home inspections, the most common areas they consider are wind mitigation, the roof, plumbing and HVAC. But it would be a mistake to not consider the electrical system as well. In fact, a few months back we wrote here about four-point inspections. They include roof, plumbing, HVAC and electric. So, we […]

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Water Pipes and Inspections

As we’ve discussed here in the past, if you’re considering selling your home, a pre-inspection is an excellent idea. Additionally, bringing in some trades experts before that pre-inspection is also a good part of the plan. And one of those experts should be a plumber – especially if the home is more than a few […]

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Home inspections: What and Why?

So when your insurance agent tells you that you need a particular kind of home inspection to get insurance to get a discount, and you find it all overwhelming, what do you do? In an effort to help you through the relationship between home inspections and homeowner’s inspection, Mr. Rick’s blog reached out to an […]

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